Apple TV+ share first look at “The Problem With Jon Stewart”

Sep 22, 2021, 11:07 AM EDT
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“The Problem With Jon Stewart” is set to debut globally this fall on Apple TV+
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Apple TV+ gives a sneak peek at its upcoming current affairs series “The Problem With Jon Stewart,” which will premiere globally on Apple TV+ on Thursday, September 30, and will be accompanied by the series’ official companion podcast or via RSS on the same day as the new episode airs.

The series examines ongoing national discussions with a domestic and global impact in this sneak preview, with episode subjects ranging from the quest for comprehensive veteran care to better methods to support the American working class.


On the new Apple Original series “The Problem With Jon Stewart,” Jon Stewart leads with compassion and humor as he delves into some of the most enduring, deeply entrenched issues of our time. The series, created by the acclaimed writer, producer, director, and speaker, delves into complicated issues from the perspectives of stakeholders, specialists, and individuals facing these issues.

Staff members from throughout the program will have dialogues with activists in the space, share information on the topic, and, of course, contribute lots of humor to the companion series podcast, which will expand on the conversation from each episode.

Stewart’s Busboy Productions will host and executive produce “The Problem With Jon Stewart,” which is the result of multi-year cooperation with Apple TV+.


Showrunner Brinda Adhikari, together with Stewart’s longtime manager James Dixon and Richard Plepler’s Eden Productions, which has an exclusive overall production deal with Apple, executive produce the series.

Chelsea Devantez is the head writer, while Chris McShane is the co-executive producer. Lorrie Baranek is the supervising producer.

About Apple TV+

Apple TV+ is a prominent streaming service that delivers its wide-ranging content to customers across more than 100 countries and regions. The platform is accessible on various Apple devices, including iPhones, iPads, Apple TV, and Mac, as well as popular smart TVs from notable manufacturers like Samsung, LG, Sony, VIZIO, TCL, and others. Additionally, it is available on Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices, Chromecast with Google TV, PlayStation and Xbox gaming consoles, and through the web portal at

The inception of Apple TV+ took place in November 2019, and it offers a subscription at a competitive price point of $6.99 per month (the price has been increased, previously $4.99), complemented by a seven-day free trial to entice potential subscribers. Notably, Apple TV+ is also part of the Apple One subscription service, which encompasses a range of services at various price tiers. The Individual plan starts at $16.95 per month (the price has been increased, previously $14.95), the Family plan is priced at $22.95 per month (previously $19.95), and the Premier plan at $32.95 per month (previously $29.95).

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